One of the most powerful men in the tech and U.S. business industry Tim Cook has announced he's gay.
In a 10-paragraph op-ed for Businessweek published early Thursday morning, the Apple CEO wrote, "While I have never denied my sexuality, I haven’t publicly acknowledged it either, until now. So let me be clear: I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me."
The reveal is hugely significant, evidenced if nothing else by the apparent crash of Businessweek's website and the article only minutes after it was posted. Full transcript >>